The taleban claimed responsibility attacks perpetrated this Tuesday in an area next to a building of the Ministry of Defense and the U.S. embassy in Kabul and another next to a rally of the president making the promise in the north of Afghanistan, which has caused at least 48 people dead and over 80 injured. The spokesperson of the formation of the insurgency, Zabihullah Mujahid, claimed responsibility for both attacks in a statement.
The attack against the rally of the afghan president, Ashraf Ghani , in the northern province of Parwan, caused, according to the insurgents "by 28 members of the security forces dead, including guards of the presidential palace and the special forces", while hospital sources and officials told Efe that the figure of the dead is 48, including women and children, and 80 other people were injured.
The formation of insurgent justified the attack in the vicinity of the rally for Ghani because the presidential election planned for the next 28 of September are "false" and recalled that it had already "warned people not to go to those elections" as military objectives.
The election continued despite the severity of the attack, in which neither the afghan president, nor the officers who accompanied him were injured. Shortly after there was a second attack in Kabul directed against an office the Ministry of Defence, according to Mujahid, that "caused the death of dozens of soldiers and officers of the Ministry."
For the moment there is no official confirmation of the number of people dead or wounded in that attack, which came 300 metres also from the american embassy.
last August, the taliban threatened to boycott with violence throughout the electoral process, in order to prevent your celebration when you consider that they are manipulated by foreign powers.
Representatives of the taliban and the united States maintained for the last year, nine rounds of negotiations in Doha to try to find a path to peace after 18 years of war, talks that were suspended this month by the us president, Donald Trump, after an attack, an insurgent in Kabul.Updated Date: 19 September 2019, 04:00